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Vintage Motoring Print, Bramptons Chains
Vintage Motoring Print, Bramptons Chains
Cecil Aldin
Antique Early 1900s English Sporting Art Prints
Bramptons chains Motoring print by Cecil Aldin A very rare colorful motoring chromolithographic print after Cecil Aldin. The scene depicts a lady & gent with bicycles talking to a g...
1920s French Boudoir Dolls, Salon Dolls, Pierrot and Pierrette
1920s French Boudoir Dolls, Salon Dolls, Pierro...
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Toys and Dolls
Fabric, Satin, Composition
Antique set of two French Boudoir dolls of the Art Deco period. Pierrot and Pierrette / Harlequin dolls. Expressive early 20th century antique dolls dressed in original black sat...
Antique Religious Wall Cabinet with Biblical Scene of Mary & Bible Text in Latin
Antique Religious Wall Cabinet with Biblical Sc...
Early 20th Century Belgian Gothic Revival Religious Items
Poplar
One of a kind cabinet with handcrafted picture and biblical text in Latin. This wonderful design, practical size and all handcrafted wall cabinet is in excellent condition and it is...
North American Indian by Curtis Volume 8
North American Indian by Curtis Volume 8
Vintage 1910s American Books
Nez Perces, Walla Walla, Umatilla, Cayuse, Chinookin tribes. Dated 1911. Written, illustrated and published by Edward S. Curtis, edited by Frederick Webb Hodge, forward by Theodore R...
Antique Golf Print, Walton Heath-Old Course, Cecil Aldin
Antique Golf Print, Walton Heath-Old Course, Ce...
Cecil Aldin
Vintage 1920s English Sporting Art Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Cecil Aldin golf print, Walton Heath. A mounted and framed golf photolithograph of Walton Heath (the 17th hole, on the 'OLD COURSE'). Signed in pencil by the artist with painted rem...
Hickory Shafted Golf Club
Hickory Shafted Golf Club
Antique Early 1900s Scottish Sporting Art Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Vintage Hickory golf club, Robert Forgan, St Andrews. A good early muscle back, smooth face iron with hickory shaft stamped R. Forgan & Son, and a good sheepskin grip. The back of t...
Antique Golf Club, Scared, Small Head Driver
Antique Golf Club, Scared, Small Head Driver
Antique Early 1900s English Sporting Art Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Hickory
Antique Hickory Golf Club, scared head driver. A beautiful but small scared head, spliced, persimmon wood driver. The golf club with original hickory shaft and sheep skin grip. The ...
Hickory Shafted Driver
Hickory Shafted Driver
Vintage 1920s British Sporting Art Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Hickory
Antique Hickory Golf Club, 'Quiksite' driver, Joe Anderson, Perth. A good 1920s persimmon wood socket head driver with hickory shaft and tapering polished leather grip, all in very ...
Plateau and Ute Doll Cradleboard Collection
Plateau and Ute Doll Cradleboard Collection
Early 20th Century American Native American Toys and Dolls
Doll Cradleboard collection (Right to Left) 1. Ute cradleboard, 13”. Beaded edge with cross accents and brain tanned deer hide. 2. Umatilla doll cradleboard. Fully beaded panel. Cros...
Desk Register from Buffalo Bill's Hotel in the Rockies
Desk Register from Buffalo Bill's Hotel in the ...
Early 20th Century American Historical Memorabilia
Buffalo Bill's desk register used at the Irma Hotel, including a double inkwell, hotel bell, envelope holder, pen holder, two envelopes, baggage claim tag, and register. Pen entries ...
1930s Art Deco Ladies Sapphire Marcasite Enamel Watch with a Filigree Band
1930s Art Deco Ladies Sapphire Marcasite Enamel...
Vintage 1920s North American Art Deco More Clocks
Metal
Wonderfully stylish Art Deco ladies sapphire marcasite enamel watch with a filigree band. Originating from the 1930s and made by Luber. It feels very comfortable worn and is able to ...
Antique Map of China and Japan by E. Stanford, 1900
Antique Map of China and Japan by E. Stanford, ...
Early 20th Century English Maps
Linen, Paper
Antique map titled 'Stanford's Map of the Empires of China and Japan with the adjacent parts of the Russian Empire, India, Burma, &c.'. Large folding map of the Far East.
18 Carat Golden Paper Knife with Paperclips, ci...
Early 20th Century French Collectible Jewelry
Gold, Enamel, Mother-of-Pearl
18 carat golden paper knife with paperclips. Enamel de limoges, pearls and sapphire, circa 1900. French.
Princess Mary Box, WWI Era, Christmas, 1914
Vintage 1910s English Historical Memorabilia
Brass
An authentic WWI-era Princess Mary box of brass. A stamped brass box, circa 1914, given as a thank you gift to all commissioned British troops at Christmas 1914 by HRH Princess Ma...
Bronze 'Bocca della Verità' Match Holder
Early 20th Century French Renaissance Tobacco Accessories
Bronze
Bronze match holder inspired by La Bocca della Verità, or 'the Mouth of Truth', a marble mask in Rome, Italy, which stands against the left wall of the portico of the Santa Maria in ...
Gladiator Cigar Lighter, circa 1900
Antique Early 1900s English Renaissance Revival Tobacco Accessories
Metal
A figural cigar lighter modeled as a gladiator warrior leaning on a column which holds the wick, patinated bronze over metal and mounted on a black marble base, very good condition, ...
Edward VIII's Trophy Cup for Raj Indian Pukka-S...
Vintage 1910s English Edwardian Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver
Duke of Windsor Association: A sterling silver trophy cup that he won for the light-weight Hog Hunters race at the Kadir Meeting, which took place at the end of his Indian tour in 19...
German Jugendstil Silver Plated, Ovoid Form, Oi...
WMF Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik
Vintage 1910s German Vienna Secession Tobacco Accessories
Silver
This wonderful silver plated German Jugendstil oil lamp/table cigar lighter is in the shape of an egg and stands on three spherical feet. It has a chamber-stick type handle presumabl...
Painted Wood Hand Model
Early 20th Century American Art Deco Models and Miniatures
Wood
Painted wood, model of a slender female hand with painted nails, circa 1930s.
20th Century Anglo Indian Historical Document o...
Early 20th Century Indian Anglo Raj Decorative Boxes
Silver, Bone, Precious Stone, Ebony
Presenting a highly important and exceptional Anglo-Indian document or scroll box from the 1920s. 1924 to be exact!! Made in Punjab, in the style of Bombay Sadeli Mosaic. It bears...
Japanese Antique Massive Crab Sculpture from K...
Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings
Pottery
From our most recent Japanese acquisition travels, One of a pair. A fine genuinely antique Japanese handcrafted multi legged glazed heavy thick pottery crab in an authentic l...
'Encyclopedie Des Metiers D'art Decoration Mode...
Unknown
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Books
Paper
France, 1929 Published by Editions Albert Morance 100 plates (complete) 8 7/8'' wide by 10 5/8'' high Includes posters, fabrics, bas-reliefs, book bindings, and interiors by lea...
“Prismes” by E.A. Seguy
E.A. Seguy
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Books
Paper
Published by Editions d’Art Charles Moreau, Paris, 1930 40 Plates (Pochoirs in Color) (complete). Measures: 9 3/8” X 12 ½”. Includes multicolored designs. Including Images of, Pl...
'La Sculpture Decorative Moderne 3eme Serie' by...
Henri Rapin
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Books
Paper
France, 1927 Published by editions D'art Charles Moreau, Paris, 1927 32 Plates (complete) 12 3/16'' wide by 16 1/8'' high Includes many decorative sculptural elements. Inclu...
“Le Salon Des Artistes Decorateurs 1930” by Mar...
Marcel Chappey
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Books
Paper
Published by Vincent Freal et Cie, Paris, 1930 Volume I – 48 Plates (complete) – 8 13/16” X 12 11/16” Volume II – 28 Plates (complete) – 8 13/16” X 12 11/16” Volume I contains ...
'La Sculpture Decorative Moderne 1ere Serie' by...
Henri Rapin
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Books
Paper
France, 1925 Published by Editions d'Art Charles Moreau, Paris, 1925 32 Plates (complete) measure: 12 3/16'' wide by 16 1/8'' high Includes many decorative sculptural elements. ...
"Le Luminaires Et Les Moyens D’eclairages" by G...
Guillaume Janneau
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Books
Paper
“Le Luminaires et Les Moyens D’eclairages Nouveaux 2eme Serie” By Guillaume Janneau Published by Editions D’Art Charles Moreau, Paris, 1929. 50 Plates (complete) – 9 13/16” X 12...
Life of Stephen Austin by Eugene Baker, Signed ...
Vintage 1920s Books
Almost a hundred years after the death of Stephen F. Austin this first full-length biography was published. And for almost a quarter of a century—dividing his time between editing, t...
Innocents Abroad, 2-Vols., Signature Page Signe...
Vintage 1920s Books
The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens). New York: Gabriel Wells, 1922. These two volumes are the first two volumes of the 37 volume set of the Definitive Edition of The ...
Our National Parks by John Muir, First Edition,...
Antique Early 1900s American Books
Muir, John, Our National Parks. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, and Co., 1901. Octavo, rebound in green cloth and quarter leather. Accompanied by a matching slipcase. This...
Large Edwardian Sterling Silver Mounted Threade...
John Grinsell & Sons
Antique Early 1900s English Edwardian Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver, Crystal
Large, Edwardian, sterling silver mounted threaded crystal match striker, Birmingham, England, 1908, J. Grinsell and Son - makers. Measures 3.25 inches high x 3 1/4 inches wide (at w...
Taxidermy Mute Swan
Early 20th Century Taxidermy
A gentle and regal looking mute swan taxidermied and mounted upon a good looking chunk of driftwood. The most likely female specimen of "Cygnus Olor" shows the Classic orange bill wh...
Two Pairs of Vintage Spanish Spurs
Early 20th Century Spanish Arms, Armor and Weapons
Two pairs of vintage Spanish boot spurs. One large size and one smaller. Measures: large=9 x 20 x 10 cm smaller = 5 x 16 x 10 cm.   
Sue Et Mar Et La Compagniedes Arts Francais, 'B...
Early 20th Century Art Deco Books
A fine hard back book in a fine dust jacket. 300 page monograph which is well illustrated with photographs and drawings about leading Art Deco/early 20th century designers Louis Sue ...
Early 20th c. Bell System C First Aid Kit, circ...
Early 20th Century American Industrial Scientific Instruments
Metal
This is an original vintage metal first aid kit. The box is filled with medical items in their original boxes including bandage, Iodine, petroleum jelly, burn cream and a pair of sci...
Early 20th Century George Washington Portrait B...
Early 20th Century American American Empire Prints
Paper
Presenting a highly desirable piece of America History and American Art. This is a large colored lithograph of George Washington, made in 1931 for the Bicentennial Commemoration o...
Golfing Cartoon by Cuthbert Cole
Vintage 1910s English Sporting Art Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Vintage golfing picture. A good framed pen and ink golfing cartoon by Cuthbert Cole entitled 'More Cruelty'. Under the title is the sub-title 'Aunt Martha (to the Colonel, who has l...
Vintage Tennis Racket
Antique Early 1900s English Sporting Art Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Ash
Antique lawn tennis racket, the 'Standard'. An original flat top lawn tennis racket with unusual stringing called 'The Standard '. It has a good straight ash frame with rounded edge...
Antique Bronze Golf Figure
Antique Early 1900s English Sporting Art Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Bronze
Bronze golfing figure. A good golf figure made of bronze in full backswing position. The golfer is dressed in period clothing, plus fours, jacket and cap and is on a rectangular bas...
Vintage F.H. Ayres Lawn Tennis Rackets
Vintage 1920s English Sporting Art Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Ash
F.H.Ayres 'Sandown' Lawn Tennis Rackets. A good pair of 'Sandown' lawn tennis rackets by F.H. Ayres. Both rackets have transfer decals on the throat ' The Sandown, Regd' and are sta...
Antique Norwegian Sterling Silver Blue Guilloch...
Unknown
Early 20th Century Austrian Other Decorative Boxes
Silver, Sterling Silver, Enamel
A fine antique sterling silver and guilloche enamel vesta case: part of our enamelled silver collection This fine antique sterling silver and guilloche enamel vesta case has a pla...
Vintage Wooden Toy Tug Boat by Seaver Toy Compa...
Seaver Toy Company
Early 20th Century American Industrial Toys and Dolls
Wood
Charming toy tug boat with original paint stamped "Seaver Toy Company Burbank, CA".
Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Ten Volume...
Antique Early 1900s American Books
Poe, Edgar Allan, The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Limited edition #581/1000, Ten volume set. New York: Fred de Fau and Co., 1902. Original brown cloth boards, brown slipcase ...
Japanese Unique and Elegant Kannon, Gifted by E...
Early 20th Century Japanese Paintings and Screens
Gold Leaf, Wood
From our recent Japanese Acquisitions Travels. Rare find. Once gifted by the Emperor of Japan. This unique and elegant Japanese framed Kannon effigy - goddess of mercy- was created...
Japanese Fine Antique Glass Beads "Peace" Curta...
Early 20th Century Japanese Meiji Paintings and Screens
Glass, Beads
An exceptionally elusive find. This fine quality 100+ year old Japanese handcrafted glass beads curtain or noren (entry way curtain) is hand assembled from colorful antique glass ...
Japanese Antique Mineral Specimens Boxed Collec...
Early 20th Century Japanese Taisho More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture
Stone
Unique gift Japan, a collection of fifty four (54) original mineral specimens with descriptions and in their original box. Includes the original informative booklet These are ...
Antique Sterling Silver Shawl or Sash Pin with ...
Unknown
Early 20th Century Unknown Art Deco Collectible Jewelry
Sterling Silver
An antique pin or brooch fashioned from a sterling silver buckle and decorated with guilloche pink and white enamelwork in an Art Deco pattern. The pin is large enough to secure a pa...
Taxidermy Study of a Fox and Pheasant by Ecutt ...
Early 20th Century British Edwardian Taxidermy
Natural Fiber, Glass
A very fine English Country House taxidermy case featuring a fox and a pheasant. The taxidermists that created this wonderful piece are Ecutt and Crabtree of Newport. The specimens ...
Early 20th Century Sterling Silver Art Deco Cup...
Early 20th Century American Art Deco Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Sterling Silver
Art Deco sterling silver cup trophy with four maker's marks stamps and stylized handles. Engraved: "Sudan Club Handicap Tennis Tournament 1931 Men's Singles".
Early 20th Century Large Sterling Silver Cup Tr...
Early 20th Century American Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Sterling Silver
ABOUT This is an original Art Deco trophy This large cup trophy is stamped "Sterling A11 1973" on the bottom. Engraved: "Presented to Thomas A. DeVilbiss President The Toledo Chambe...
Brass Plated Trophy Cup San Frnacisco Yacht Clu...
Early 20th Century American Art Deco Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Brass, Bakelite
ABOUT This is an original Art Deco trophy cup from the San Francisco Yacht Club. It is engraved "Commodore Clifford A. Smith Trophy Star Class Won by Pam Goeffry Castle". The large ...
Small Sterling Silver Overbrook Golf Loving Cup...
Early 20th Century American Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Sterling Silver
ABOUT This is an original sterling silver loving cup with the inscription: "Overbrook Golf Club Men's Singles Consolation 1914 L.S. Delone" Stamped "Sterling" on the bottom. CR...
Early 20th Century Solid Brass and Bakelite Lov...
Dodge Inc.
Early 20th Century North American Art Deco Sports Equipment and Memorabilia
Brass, Bakelite
Solid brass loving cup on a black and off white Bakelite base manufactured by Dodge Inc. No inscription on the body.
Refractor Polarimeter Made of Painted Brass, Ea...
Early 20th Century German Scientific Instruments
Refractor polarimeter made of painted brass with cast iron tripod base by Steindorff & Co. Berlin D.R.P. Germany, early 1900. It is an instrument used to determine the concentration ...
Condenser Electroscope Made of Mahogany Wood, E...
Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments
Condenser electroscope made of mahogany wood, brass and glass from the early 1900s; it is an instrument that allows to recognize if a body is electrically charged; it can reveal the ...
Brass Proportional dividers Made in the 1920s w...
Vintage 1920s British Nautical Objects
Cross-legged proportional dividers, signed W & D. Ltd made in the 1920s, complete with original wooden case covered with black leather, with fixed or mobile centre, whose opposite po...
Map of United States, Early 1900s, with Chalkbo...
Early 20th Century American Schoolhouse Maps
Canvas, Wood
Map of the United States, early 1900s. Unique classroom application with its durable black chalkboard canvas that allows for hand-written annotations that are easily erasable. Whethe...
Die Cast Steel Toy Truck "Buddy L Army Transpor...
Buddy L.
Early 20th Century American Industrial Toys and Dolls
Metal
About This is an original die cast steel toy truck with rubber wheels, finished in army-green powder coating by the Buddy L Corporation. The truck has advertising on both sides th...